e-Waste is the Problem e-Waste is growing faster than any other type of waste, with an annual volume close to 40 million metric tons globally. That's 88,200,000,000 pounds! Technical Innovator We are a technical research center. We partner with Texas Tech University to develop strategies to control e-waste Most Honored in the Industry Image Microsystems is consistently leading the industry in awards and honors for our sustainability commitment, technical innovation and community initiatives Community Commitment We have an added layer of commitment—our community commitment. Our partnership with the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) is unique.